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ART, EVENTS & MUSIC

Posted: October 31, 2012 - 11:04pm
"Samsara" will be playing at the Gold Town Nickelodeon beginning tonight.  courtesy photo
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"Samsara" will be playing at the Gold Town Nickelodeon beginning tonight.

THURSDAY, NOV. 1

Storytime and crafts, 11 a.m., Douglas library. Details: 586-0434.

Environmental Film Series At UAS, 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m., UAS Campus, Egan 112 Lecture Hall. This week’s film: “Gasland.” Held in conjunction with a UAS English class, “Environmental Film.” Free and open to the public. Details: 796-6588.

First Thursday Reviewers’ Circle, 7-8 p.m., downtown library. Book club for adults and young adults who love to read. Come prepared to talk about a book or audiobook. Details: Carol, 586-0434.

Theater in the Rough’s “The Tragedy of Macbeth,” 7:30 p.m., McPhetres Hall. Pay as you will. Details: www.theatreintherough.org.

FRIDAY, NOV. 2

Storytime and crafts, 11 a.m., Mendenhall Valley library. Details: 586-0434.

Organ concert, noon, State Office Building.

Yoga For Those Experiencing Homelessness In Juneau, 3-4 p.m., Rainforest Yoga. Classes will involve simple breathing exercises and stretching. Appropriate for all ages. Free. Details: 586-4159.

First Friday Art Walk, 4:30-7:30 p.m., various locations downtown. See this week’s Arts section for details.

Free First Friday yoga, 5:15-6:15 p.m., Rainforest Yoga studio. Wth Carol Race. Doors open at 5 p.m. All levels welcome.

Swing Lessons, 6:30-8 p.m., Pavitt Health and Fitness. No partner necessary. $15 at the door. $50 for a 5 class punch card. Details: (907) 500-7332 or dancingmoonlightstudio@gmail.com.

Musical theater: “Hairspray,” 6:30 p.m., JDHS auditorium. A musical. Joint production of Juneau Lyric Opera and JDHS Theater Department. Details: juneauopera.org.

Dan Hopson’s classical guitar, 7-9 p.m., Baranof Hotel, 127 N. Franklin Street. Details: 463-6236.

Evening at Egan: “What shall we do with our histories?” with Ernestine Hayes 7 p.m., Egan Lecture Hall. Details: www.uas.alaska.edu/eganlecture.

Live jazz, 7-10 p.m., Zephyr Restaurant. With Tom Locher, piano and Wayne Norlund, saxophone.

Theater in the Rough’s “The Tragedy of Macbeth,” 7:30 p.m., McPhetres Hall. Opening night performance. Details: www.theatreintherough.org.

Sit in With the Band, 9:30 p.m., Rendezvous. Every First Friday.

SATURDAY, NOV. 3

Mosquito Market, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., JACC. An Alaskan-style flea market organized by the JAHC. $10 per table. Setup begins at 8:30 a.m. To sign on for a spot, visit bit.ly/RaNhV7. Details: 586-2989.

60th Annual Ski Sale, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m., Centennial Hall. Details: http://www.juneauskisale.org/

Youth workshop “Drawing Animals, Drawing from Nature” with Kristin Link, 10 a.m.-noon for grades K-2 and 1-3 p.m. for grades 3–5.,Alaska State Museum. Free. Pre-registration: 465-2901.

Mendenhall Flying Lions Club’s 17th annual barbecue and auction, noon, G.W. Teal, in the Mendenhall Mall. Benefit for the Juneau Chapter of the American Diabetes Association and local Lions Club projects. $15 per plate donation. Takeout plates will also be available. Auction begins at 6 p.m. Details: Neil, 789-9179 or 723-9168.

Musical theater: “Hairspray,” 7 p.m., JDHS auditorium. Joint production of Juneau Lyric Opera and JDHS Theater Department. Details: juneauopera.org.

Dan Hopson’s classical guitar, 7-9 p.m., Baranof Hotel, 127 N. Franklin Street. Details: 463-6236.

Juneau Student Symphony Chamber Concert, 7:30 p.m., JACC. Pay as you can. Details: juneausymphony.org/studentsymphony.

Theater in the Rough’s “The Tragedy of Macbeth,” 7:30 p.m., McPhetres Hall. Details: www.theatreintherough.org.

Gold Street Music, 7:30 p.m., Resurrection Lutheran Church, 10th Street and Glacier Avenue. Featuring Riley Woodford, Kari and the Wristrockets, Tom Locher and the Hillbilly Honeys. $5 at the door. Goodies at the break.

SUNDAY, NOV. 4

Basketcase Workshop. 10 a.m. – 12 p.m., Sketch. corner of Front and Main Streets downtown. $15. Call 957-2061 or email mkmac@gci.net to reserve a spot.

Duplicate bridge, 1-4 p.m., Juneau Senior Center. Details: David, 463-6174.

Musical theater: “Hairspray,” 2 p.m., JDHS auditorium. Joint production of Juneau Lyric Opera and JDHS Theater Department. Details: juneauopera.org.

UAS Improv Club, 3-5 p.m., UAS Rec Center. Weekly improv jam, open to the public.

Juneau Student Symphony Chamber Concert, 4 p.m., JACC. Pay as you can. Details: juneausymphony.org/studentsymphony.

International Dance Evening, 6-8 p.m., Alaska Club Downtown. An evening of folk dancing, every Sunday. Everyone welcome, no partner required, no charge. Free. Details: 364-2334.

TUESDAY, NOV. 6

SHI Native American Heritage Month Lecture Series: “Art, At.oow, And Artifacts,” 12-1 p.m., Sealaska Plaza, Fourth Floor Boardroom. Lecture by Rosita Worl, Ph.D. President, Sealaska Heritage Institute This presentation will outline and discuss the differences and commonalities among these three categories of Tlingit ceremonial and ancient objects.free. Details: 463-4844.

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 7

Day of quilting, sewing and good fellowship, 10 a.m. every Wednesday, Resurrection Lutheran Church. Quilts donated to Lutheran World Relief. Details: 586-2380.

Senior ceramics, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Juneau Senior Center. Details: Betty, 463-6176.

“Write For Your Life” group, 11 a.m.-noon every Wednesday, Mendenhall Valley library. Share a journal, memoir, a letter or poetry. Details: Dixie, 789-2068.

Storytime and crafts, 11 a.m., downtown library. Details: 586-0434.

Halau Hula ‘o ‘Olili’ula classes, 6-8 p.m., dance studio at the Filipino Community Hall. With instructor Leimomi Martin. Details: leimomi@halauhulaooliliula.org.

Children’s Creative Play, 6-7:30 p.m., AWARE. Group activities include: music, games, movies, ice skating, visiting the library. Details: 586-6623.

A Window Between Worlds, women’s art support group, 6-7:30 p.m., AWARE. Call ahead if you will need childcare. Free. Details: 586-6623, www.awareak.org.

Focus Creative Writing Group, 6-8 p.m., downtown public library in the small conference room. Detaisl: Burn, burnclair@gci.net or 463-6944.

Wildlife Wednesday: “Alaskan Student Ocean Discoveries: Technology, Coastal Schools, and Traditional Knowledge Drive Marine Science Camp Success” with Michelle Ridgway, 7 p.m., UAS Glacier View Room (Egan 221). Free and open to the public. Presented by Alaska Wildlife Alliance.

MOVIES

As of Friday; see www.juneaumovies.com or call 463-FLIX (3549) for the latest movie times.

20TH CENTURY TWIN

“Silent Hill: Revelation” (R) — Synopsis: When her father disappears, Heather Mason is drawn into a strange and terrifying alternate reality that holds answers to the horrific nightmares that have plagued her since childhood.

“Cloud Atlas” (R) Synopsis: An exploration of how the actions of individual lives impact one another in the past, present and future, as one soul is shaped from a killer into a hero, and an act of kindness ripples across centuries to inspire a revolution.

GLACIER CINEMAS

“Chasing Mavericks” (PG) — Synopsis: When young Jay Moriarty discovers that the mythic Mavericks surf break, one of the biggest waves on Earth, exists just miles from his Santa Cruz home, he enlists the help of local legend Frosty Hesson to train him to survive it.

“Fun Size” (PG-13) — Synopsis: Wren’s Halloween plans go awry when she’s made to babysit her brother, who disappears into a sea of trick-or-treaters. With her best friend and two nerds at her side, she needs to find her brother before her mom finds out he’s missing.

“Here Comes the Boom” (PG) — Synopsis: A high school biology teacher looks to become a successful mixed-martial arts fighter in an effort to raise money to prevent extra-curricular activities from being axed at his cash-strapped school.

“Wreck-it Ralph” (PG) — In 3D and 2D. Synopsis: A video game villain wants to be a hero and sets out to fulfill his dream, but his quest brings havoc to the whole arcade where he lives.

“Argo” (R) — Synopsis: As the Iranian revolution reaches a boiling point, a CIA ‘exfiltration’ specialist concocts a risky plan to free six Americans who have found shelter at the home of the Canadian ambassador.

GOLD TOWN

For complete listings, visit www.goldtownnick.com.

“Samsara” — 7 p.m. Thursday-Sunday, Nov. 1-4. Synopsis: Samsara is a Sanskrit word that means “the ever turning wheel of life” and is the point of departure for director Ron Fricke and producer Mark Magidson, as they search for the elusive current of interconnection that runs through our lives. Filmed over a period of almost five years and in 25 countries, Samsara” transports the viewer to sacred grounds, disaster zones, industrial sites, and natural wonders.

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